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648 Sears St
Philadelphia, PA, 19147
United States

3035504814

Building businesses in contexts of uncertainty. 

Projects

Current/ Ongoing Projects
 

 

Flatiron School

 I work as an Educational Coach at Flatiron School where I support students in completing the course and becoming software engineers. My team and students are a joy and inspiration to work with. See more about the school’s incredible work here.

Wholesale In a Box

Wholesale In a Box is a company that supports makers, artists and designers in growing their businesses by helping them get their products into stores.
Made with Emily Kerr-Finell  and the incredible businesses we work with. 
Read some of what we have written
on our blog and training center

 

Past Projects

ClearING Away the Small Stuff

A study of web and mobile shops and design agencies with the goal of creating a solution for their administrative tasks. 

Housing Kingston

A research project exploring ways to help expand affordable housing, in particular by using existing housing stock in Kingston NY. Currently conducting expert interviews in the area.  

The Wild Easy  

Started with a question: How might we make women's experience of clothes-shopping less miserable? We ended up with a pop-up online retailer. 
Made with Emily Kerr-Finell

Whole Delivery

Explored the problem of logistics support for small businesses in Philadelphia, asking the question, how might we support artisan food producers with their deliveries? 

The Teach Tour

Research to uncover India’s obstacles to childhood education. We spent several months traveling across India to speak with parents, students, teachers, and service providers on the ground, allowing us to get a fuller picture of the low-cost private Indian educational system. 
Worked under Shabnam Aggarwal

Starting Bloc 

An incredible organization at a time of transition. Rebuilt the application process, led end-to-end fellow support and helped plan the growth strategy of a not-for-profit with a  2014 income of over $500,000.
Served with CEO Cesar Gonzalez and Molly Ganley

Delivering Happiness

Executive assistant, logistics and operational support to the Delivering Happiness team (the sister consulting company of Zappos) and CEO Jenn Lim.    

Parallel 18

Through Wholesale In a Box, we were chosen to receive $40k in equity free funding, coworking space, mentorship and an incredible community of international entrepreneurs in Puerto Rico.

Impact Hub - PHL

Transitioned members to a 28,000 sq. ft space with new online and in-person systems to ensure that people knew what was happening in the space and were able to interact with each other and build community.   

The Urban Farm Co.

A dynamic, early-stage startup we overhauled the installations processes, hiring & compensation. Built an innovative micro-farming initiative in low-income communities in Denver and a new framework for more effective pricing using add-ons and tiers. 
Worked with Founder Bryant Mason

Uncharted (Formerly The Unreasonable Institute)

Chef for The Unreasonable Institute in their first year. Among 25 international fellows who were away from home for months I designed a menu that represented the cuisine from all 14 of our fellows' countries, cooking three meals a day for 55 people. 
Served under Teju Ravilochan, among many others.